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Prez urges students to inculcate human qualities, modesty, humility & love

Prez urges students to inculcate human qualities, modesty, humility & love

Bhubaneswar, Feb 29(UNI)President Droupadi Murmu has urged students to inculcate human qualities, most importantly, modesty and humility, love and compassion in everyone they meet.

Addressing the 53rd convocation of Utkal University here on Thursday the President said the students should remember that peace and harmony are essential for human existence.

She stressed that their compassion should not only be for humans, but also for all the living and non-living beings that share our planet.

The President said that since its inception, Utkal University has made its mark in the field of education not only in Odisha but also all over India.

It is a leading university in the country in terms of its campus, environment, and teaching tradition, she said and paid tribute to all the visionaries who have contributed to the journey of this university.

“It was good fortune to have been a student of Utkal University”, she said, adding that many students of this university have brought honor to Utkal University by doing remarkable work in various fields.

The President noted that more than two lakh students are studying in colleges recognized under Utkal University and expressed her happiness that the percentage of girls is greater than boys among these students.

Murmu said when she was in school, her teachers often taught her to love her mother, motherland, and mother tongue.

She stated that education in our mother tongue connects us with our culture.

“We have inherited a very rich culture, and we have to preserve it, recognize our roots to preserve the Indian knowledge tradition”, the President said.
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